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TCOOP 2014: styggert bowls over Event #50 (Hyper-Turbo, Sunday SuperSonic Wrap-Up)

Can you spare two hours and twenty minutes for a chance at over $100,000? 3,796 players said yes to this proposition and as the Super Bowl's kickoff was underway and prop betters with an affinity for safety were jumping for joy, a $500,000 guarantee was blown out with a final prize pool of $800,196.80 in TCOOP Event #50. Did we mention it was a hyper-turbo format? That meant the last tournament of the series was also going to have the fastest pace, the rising tides of blinds on a three-minute...more

2014

TCOOP 2014: Riverlan_88 runs through Main Event field, blaaesh banks top dollar (Event #49, $700 NLHE Main Event)

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It seems like January was gone in a flash and so was the TCOOP, the veritable speed demon of PokerStars' tournament series. The third annual Turbo Championship of Online Poker boasted a $15 million prize pool across fifty events and PokerStars players turned up in droves to shatter that guarantee,...more


TCOOP 2014: dumBBass86 plays it smart in Event #48, $320 8-Game (Turbo)

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Your average TCOOP tournament is already a whirlwind experience, taking just a few hours from start to finish and awarding tens of thousands of dollars to its top finishers even on modest buy-ins. For those with the need to mix things up even more, one the events on the schedule...more


TCOOP 2014: pokerkluka slays high roller giants, Kroko-dill final tables (Event #47, $2,100 NLHE High Roller)

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Andrey "Kroko-dill" Zaichenko had quite a rail as he approached the final table of today's TCOOP High Roller event. The Russian is one of only two players in the PokerStars universe that's one win away from being the first to complete a PokerStars Grand Slam. With WCOOP, SCOOP and Sunday...more

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2013

TCOOP 2013 Player of the Series Jaroslav Tjepan proves Gus Hansen's confidence

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It's the day before the Main Event of the World Series of Poker. You're in Las Vegas but don't happen to have a spare $10,000 knocking around. That is annoying. Then Gus Hansen ambles by, probably checking out the talent on the rail. He offers to buy you in. You...more


PokerStars TCOOP and weekend review (1-28-13)

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Breathe. It's okay to breathe. TCOOP is over for 2013 and you have the rest of the year to recover. Put some ice on that mouse finger and waft some smelling salts under your nose. The Turbo Championship of Online Poker was a huge success with 240,321 tournament entrants across...more


TCOOP 2013: pierrott77 survives hyper-madness in Event #50 ($215 NLHE Sunday Supersonic Special)

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It's been a spectacular Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) series. 50 events and millions of dollars in prizes have been given away at lightning speed. And what better way to end the series than a Wrap-up Party in the form of a $215 Hyper-Turbo as a the weekly Sunday...more

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2012

TCOOP: Easing into the champion's role

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The Turbo Championship of Online Poker revealed a lot about the nature of today's game. Of the many things we learned, it's that the series can produce champions from the ranks of relative unknowns. Just a few days removed from the end of the first TCOOP, we asked a few...more


TCOOP: How Mongy won Player of the Series

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Scott "Mongy" O'Reilly played every single event of the 2012 Turbo Championship of Online Poker. Scott "Mongy" O'Reilly won a TCOOP championship and tens of thousands of dollars. Scott "Mongy" O'Reilly won the TCOOP Player of the Series title. We knew all of those things about Scott O'Reilly. But...how did...more


TCOOP closes with (quick) bang

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If you blinked, you might have missed it, but there was no mistaking the sound of a lot of money rushing by really fast and slamming into the bankrolls of PokerStars' newest Turbo Championship of Online Poker champions. Sunday marked the end of the very first TCOOP, one that was...more

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